Many of us have found a new way to appreciate life and reflect on our home and current surroundings. As the pandemic starts to slow down, real estate in Florida is in higher demand more than ever for its beautiful sunshine, beaches, nature, and more. With so many looking to relocate to where they can enjoy the outdoors and stay healthy, Orchid Island has become a choice for so many homebuyers with its pristine natural location, beautiful homes, and resort-style amenities. Take a look at these 6 reasons why people are choosing Orchid Island:
1. Beachfront Escape
The Treasure Coast is known as one of the best coastlines in Florida, and Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club’s Members have a one-mile stretch just to themselves. With plenty of room to take a stroll, fish, or relax, they enjoy indulging in this secluded sanctuary whenever they feel like it from their spectacular, private oceanfront Beach Club, referred to as “the Gem.” Orchid Island also has oceanfront residences and condominiums representing some of the best oceanfront real estate in Vero Beach.
2. Private Championship Golf
As one of Florida’s very few golf courses within an earshot away from the ocean, Orchid Island is a cherished golf community. Members appreciate the playability of the Arnold Palmer designed course because no matter what tee box or how often they step out on the green, they relish in the experience. Another fantastic attribute when playing golf at Orchid Island is the wildlife. It is not uncommon to spot all sorts of wildlife while playing the course, making it a great place to interact with both human and natural neighbors.
3. Nature Sanctuary
Since 2005, Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club is a Certified Audubon Sanctuary with one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the world, and they are committed to ensuring that its ecological footprint is as small as possible. The area is home to more than 1,500 wildlife species, including Manatees, Otters, Ospreys, White Pelicans, Roseate Spoonbill, and Leatherback Turtles. Here, humans and wildlife live together in total harmony, making it an extraordinary place like no other.
4. Healthy Living
Fitness is a way of life at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club. With over 11,000 sq. ft of space dedicated to wellness and fitness, there’s something for every member. From state-of-the-art machines to more than 35 group exercise classes to a Pilates studio, yoga and spinning room, as well as private areas for stretching and cool-down exercises, the Club makes it easy to stay in shape.
Eight Har-Tru courts – including one exhibition court, tells you that tennis at Orchid Island is outstanding for players of all levels. A variety of different programs and individual instruction from professionals are available for adults and children. Members have fun, meet new friends, and improve their skills all at the same time through tennis events such as round robins, clinics, and weekly drills.
6. Spa Services
What better way to relax after an active day than getting an amazing massage or one of the many available spa treatments? Situated by the pool at the Beach Club, Orchid Island’s Spa offers a comprehensive array of spa services such as rejuvenating facials, exfoliating body treatments, and deep tissue massage by experienced, professional staff. Orchid Island’s Spa is a perfect destination for members to heal, balance, restore, and replenish their bodies for lasting results and improved appearance.
Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club is in the heart of it all. Members and residents here enjoy all of this and so much more, including the convenience of a golf cart lifestyle. Traveling the community via golf cart makes getting to any of the amenities a fun and enjoyable experience, including the West Indies, styled private Beach Club, which overlooks a private beach just for residents and their families to take pleasure in.
In addition to the above, there’s no doubt that Resident Members appreciate the tax-friendly State of Florida. With no income tax or wealth tax, owning a home at Orchid Island has benefits beyond its unparalleled lifestyle.
Orchid Island Realty has many beautiful homes currently available from elegant waterfront homes, oceanfront condominiums, exquisite West-Indies style homes, to unbuilt land waiting for you to create your dream home. The options to find your perfect escape are endless at Orchid Island. Be sure to call our Sales Team at 772.388.3888 to learn about our Discovery Stay or visit OrchidIslandFL.com for more information. If you are in the area, call the office to schedule a property tour so you can see firsthand the community’s beauty.
Luxury residential properties range from the $800s to over $10 million and include custom estate residences, courtyard homes, cottages, or oceanfront condominiums. For a full list of available real estate listings at Orchid Island, visit OrchidIslandRealty.com.
Intrigued by this one-of-a-kind destination? Request the inaugural issue of Orchid Island Lifestyles Magazine here to learn more about this amazing community and how the Vero Beach area embraces its natural wonderland.
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